Active Ingredient(s):Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate FDA Approved: * May 18, 2018 Pharm Company: *ASTRAZENECA PHARMS Category:Potassium Levels
Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate (ZS-9), sold under the brand name Lokelma, is a medication used to treat high blood potassium. Onset of effects occurs in one to six hours. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects include swelling and low blood potassium. Use is likely safe in pregnancy and breastfeeding. It works by binding potassium ions in the gastrointestinal tract which is then lost in the stool...
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